from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Indian salad made with yogurt and chopped vegetables or fruits, such as cucumbers, spinach, or bananas.
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- n. A condiment used as a dip or sauce in the cuisine of southern Asia, made from seasoned yogurt
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- n. an Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices
Hindi rāytā, from Sanskrit *rājikātiktakaḥ, mustard pickle : rājikā, black mustard (probably from rājiḥ, streak, line, from ṛjyati, he stretches out; see reg- in Indo-European roots) + tiktaka-, bitter (from tikta-, past participle of tejate, it is sharp; see steig- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hindi rāytā. (Wiktionary)